Some of Kentucky’s top recruiting targets have taken their talents to North Augusta, South Carolina to participate in the 2021 Nike EYBL Peach Jam, which is scheduled from July 13-25. The first half of the event (July 13-19) is considered the EYBL regular season, while the latter half is the champion-crowning Peach Jam (July 20-25).
How did UK’s top recruiting targets perform on day three of the prestigious grassroots event? KSR has compiled a list of the day’s top performers in U17 sporting Kentucky interest and/or offers, along with a running tally of the event’s top scorers among UK targets over the course of the week.
Take a look:
Day Three Results
Strive For Greatness (56-53 win over Indy Heat)
Bronny James – 10 points (4-8 FG, 2-6 3PT), four rebounds, two assists, two blocks, four turnovers
Sadraque Nganga – Six points (2-4 FG), six rebounds, three blocks
Team CP3 (74-56 win over LivOn Fleur Di Lis)
Jaden Bradley – 13 points (5-10 FG), eight assists, four rebounds, two steals, eight turnovers
Team Final (63-55 win over UPlay Canada)
Jalen Duren – 13 points (6-9 FG), 10 rebounds, three assists, three blocks
Dereck Lively II – 15 points (4-11 FG, 0-5 3PT), 10 rebounds, four blocks
UPlay Canada (63-55 loss to Team Final)
Shaedon Sharpe – 19 points (6-18 FG, 3-9 3PT), seven rebounds, three assists
Pro Skills (83-65 win over BABC)
Cason Wallace – 20 points (7-11 FG, 3-6 3PT), ten assists, six rebounds, two turnovers, one steal
Drive Nation (65-62 loss to NH Lightning)
Vincent Iwuchukwu – 17 points (4-14 FG, 9-14 FT), nine rebounds, one assist, one block
NY Rens (54-51 win over Boo Williams)
Simeon Wilcher (2023) – 14 points (6-12 FG), five rebounds, two blocks, one assist, one steal, three turnovers
NJ Scholars (89-50 loss to E1T1)
DJ Wagner (2023) – 13 points (4-18 FG, 1-4 3PT), three assists, one rebound, one steal
Bates Fundamentals (59-58 win over MoKan Elite)
Emoni Bates – 33 points (9-27 FG, 4-13 3PT, 11-13 FT), four rebounds, three steals, one assist
Brad Beal Elite (81-54 win over Mac Irvin Fire)
Brandon Miller – 14 points (6-10 FG, 1-2 3PT), 10 rebounds, three blocks, one assist
Nick Smith Jr. – 16 points (5-9 FG, 2-4 3PT), seven assists, five rebounds, one turnover
- Emoni Bates – 22.3 PPG
- Vince Iwuchukwu – 17.3 PPG (48.4% FG)
- Jaden Bradley – 17.0 PPG (48.7% FG)
- Shaedon Sharpe – 16.7 PPG (38.8% FG, 36% 3PT)
- Cason Wallace – 16.7 PPG (50% FG, 42.9% 3PT)
- DJ Wagner – 15.7 PPG (27.1% FG, 41.7% 3PT)
- Jalen Duren – 14.0 PPG (58.1% FG)
- Brandon Miller – 13.0 PPG (47.6% FG, 33.3% 3PT)
- Dereck Lively II – 12.3 PPG (61% FG)
The evaluation period returns tomorrow, meaning college coaches will be able to watch games from Friday morning through Sunday.
KSR is in North Augusta and will be sharing updates on who the Kentucky coaching staff is watching throughout the weekend.
We’ll catch you bright and early tomorrow morning.